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Will Franke paper

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0540

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a paper written at the request of the Birmingham Historical Society and includes a detailed listing of the county's merchants and political leaders circa 1850.

Dates

  • 1950

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None

Biographical / Historical

The Birmingham Historical Society (established in 1942) is a non-profit group committed to the preservation of and education about Birmingham's history. The organization is headquartered at Sloss Quarters, part of the Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark. The group sponsors frequent publications on historical topics. It also publishes educational material for classroom use, leads tours of historic districts, and presents annual Preservation Awards.

Extent

0.02 Linear Feet (1 item)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

A paper titled "Jefferson County 1850," written by this Birmingham, Alabama, native at the request of the Birmingham Historical Society and includes a detailed listing of the county's merchants and political leaders circa 1850.

Provenance

unknown

General

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Processed by

unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013
Title
Guide to the Will Franke paper
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
February 2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

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